Construction workers find Lizella meth lab

alopez@macon.comFebruary 17, 2014 

Construction workers remodeling a rental property in Lizella found a methamphetamine laboratory Monday night.

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office hazardous materials team and the Macon-Bibb County Fire Department was in the process of cleaning chemicals at the site, and the GBI’s removal unit was en route to take the chemicals and dispose of them, according to a sheriff’s office news release.

Officials are requesting people stay away from the area of Dixon Road near Fulton Mill Road close to Eisenhower Parkway until the laboratory is cleaned up. The meth lab was found about 5 p.m. at 4499 Dixon Road, the release stated.

The sheriff’s office also is reminding people never to approach suspected meth labs, as they are very dangerous. Instead, residents should call their law enforcement agency.

Investigators are interviewing witnesses and reviewing evidence in an effort to identify a suspect, the release stated.

Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the sheriff’s office at 478-751-7500 and ask to leave a message for the on call investigator, or call Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at 877-68-CRIME.

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